Capilano University wins five CASE 2020 awards

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North Vancouver, B.C. January 31, 2020 – Capilano University is pleased to announce it is the recipient of a record five Best of CASE VIII awards, presented today at the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District VIII 2020 conference in Seattle, Washington.

The University achieved a Gold Award for its 2018 campaign Capilano University’s 50th Anniversary: Celebrate the Experience and Capilano University staff photographer Taehoon Kim was named a District Finalist for the CASE Platinum Awards: Excellence in Photography.

A Silver Award was presented to Capilano University for the design of the 2020-2021 Capilano University Viewbook for prospective students. Additionally, the University received a Bronze Award for both its 2019 convocation program Celebrating 50 Years of Graduates: Capilano University and its 2019 video A Girl With Many Dreams. The video celebrates the convocation experience through the personal story of a student who found her passion and achieved her dream at Capilano University.

“We are so proud of these achievements,” says Capilano University President Paul Dangerfield. “In particular, winning the Gold award for our 50th anniversary campaign is valuable recognition for our hard-working team. It is an honour for so many talented professionals at CapU to be recognized by their peers in our region.”

CASE – a global non-profit organization of alumni relations, communications, development, marketing, and advancement services professionals in the post-secondary education sector – supports members in furthering their profession. The CASE VIII region is the largest of all CASE districts, and includes colleges and universities across Western Canada and the Pacific Northwest. 

About Capilano University

Capilano University is a teaching-focused university based in North Vancouver, with programming serving the Sunshine Coast and the Sea-to-Sky corridor. The University enrols more than 10,150 students each year and offers 97 programs, including bachelor's degrees in areas as diverse as film, jazz, early childhood education and tourism management. Capilano University is named after Chief Joe Capilano, an important leader of the Squamish (Sḵwx̱wú7mesh) Nation of the Coast Salish people. Our campuses are located on the territories of the Lil'wat, Musqueam, Sechelt (shíshálh) Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations.

For more information, or to schedule interviews, please contact:

Linda Munro
Senior Communications Officer
Capilano University
t: 604 983 7596
c: 604 220 8937
e: mediarelations@capilanou.ca

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